News from ECA

April 3, 2024
ECA to host MEMCA Conference.
March 25, 2024
Excellence in Practice Award

The Michigan Department of Education’s Office of Career and Technical Education (MDE-OCTE), in partnership with the Michigan Early Middle College Association (MEMCA), is excited to announce the 2024 Dr. Chery S. Wagonlander Early Middle College (EMC) Excellence in Practice Award recipients. Read more....

August 24, 2023
Blurring educational lines can help more people get skills they need

The nation continues to grapple with a labor shortage that has left nearly 10 million job openings unfilled. In Michigan, industries like health care, education and construction are all struggling to find skilled workers.

July 28, 2023
ECA teacher receives national award

Josh Kenney, a chemistry teacher at the Early College Alliance at Eastern Michigan University (ECA) in Ypsilanti, has been honored by the American Chemical Society (ACS). He received the 2023 Central Region Award for Excellence in High School Teaching for his outstanding work in the classroom.

May 16, 2023
Early colleges, like Eastern Michigan's ECA, boost college graduation rates

WEMU(89.1) talks with Dave Dugger about  Early College.